2022

Make the Most of Your Investment: 5 Budget-Friendly Marketing Tips for 2022

Oral Health Group

We’ve all heard, “it takes money to make money.” That is true of any business, including a dental practice.

Dental Patient Communication: Learning to meet your patients where they are

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. One of the biggest challenges I face while beginning my career in dentistry is patient communication. I have spent the last 4 years learning a whole new language of technical jargon to be able to communicate with my colleagues and read research articles.

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U.S. adults don't know conditions linked to oral health

Dr. Bicuspid

Though most adults in the U.S. consider oral health to be important to overall health, too many don't know which conditions are linked to poor oral health, according to a report published May 5 by Delta Dental Plans Association.

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Use of narrow-diameter implants in the posterior segments of the jaws: A retrospective observational study of 2 to 11 years

Dental News and Technology

The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Published: February 18, 2022 DOI: [link] Abstract Statement of problem The placement of narrow-diameter implants (NDIs) in the posterior region is still debated in view of the high biomechanical risks in these areas.

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Google Announces the Removal of Google My Business (GMB) App

Identity Dental

As of April 5, 2022, Google has notified users that the Google My business App is going away. This comes after Google recently changed the name of its local business management system “Google My Business” to “Google Business Profile.”

Education Needs to be a Team Effort!

Dental Peers

It is an interesting contradiction to talk to dental students about the importance of learning about the business side of dentistry.

Using Online Scheduling in Your Dental Practice Marketing [Guest Contributor]

Med Rank Interactive

In a word, it’s all about convenience. . Patients want to schedule their own medical and dental appointments. But don’t just take our word for it. .

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The Going Rate for the Tooth Fairy in Each State

Ask The Dentist

How much does the tooth fairy pay these days? We decided to run a tooth fairy poll of over 1,700 parents in the United States to find out what the average going rate is for the tooth fairy in each of the 50 states. Here’s what we found. State Average Payout Alabama 3.08 Alaska 3.83 Arizona 2.97

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Know Your Numbers

Queen of Dental Hygiene

Time for a little talk about some very important numbers. Can we please talk about your blood pressure? Do you know your numbers? May is National High Blood Pressure Education month so today’s post couldn’t be timed better.

Obstructive sleep apnea: What we know and how to treat it

ASDA Blog

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has a global prevalence of 9-38%, with cases in the United States estimated at around 54 million. Surprisingly, about 80% of OSA cases remain undiagnosed.

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Marketing Tips for Attracting High-Value Dental Patients

Oral Health Group

Most dentists and practice managers know exactly how many new patients they acquired in the past year. However, far too many are unable to answer this simple question: Exactly how much is a patient worth?

Fall Forward

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Mohammed Hammoud. There is only one way to know if your purpose aligns with your career , and that is to pursue it. I often pondered beforehand if I was making the right decision in pursuing dentistry.

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Screen for sleep-disturbed breathing or risk lawsuits

Dr. Bicuspid

Dentists need to screen adults and children for sleep-related breathing disorders or possibly face legal ramifications, according to a virtual session at the 2022 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting that is being held March 17-19 in Atlanta.

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SmartMouth Continues to Innovate Oral Care with Launch of Mouth Sore Activated Mouthwash

Dental News and Technology

New offering is the only mouth sore rinse that can soothe oral irritation and prevent bad breath for 24 hours with just two rinses a day ST.

Identity Dental Marketing Offers “Jump Start” Success Package

Identity Dental

TAMPA, Fla., January 7, 2022/PRNewswire/ — Identity Dental Marketing is now offering a “Jump Start to Success” dental marketing and branding package. The company’s talented team works with dental practices to develop a strong business brand and marketing strategy.

Do You Really Want to Give Up on Hygiene?

Dental Peers

We know the pandemic has had a profound impact on the dental profession. Hygiene, in particular, has been hit hard, with a number of hygienists seeing it as a sign to change careers.

Game-Changing Marketing Strategies for Oral Surgeons in 2022

Med Rank Interactive

The world of marketing and finding patients has changed vastly over the last several years. No longer is word-of-mouth, referrals from dental practices, or even checking the phone book enough to get new patients and sustain regular practice growth.

New Logo for The EMpower Group

Clicc Media

A Small Fish in a Huge Pond, Looking to Empower Founder of The EMPower Group, Eileen Matos, was referred to our team by a previous client, Ginky Torres, whom we created a law firm logo for a few years back! She came with us with a vision for her new real estate business. She is […].

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Current Research on Hydroxyapatite Toothpaste Efficacy and Safety

Ask The Dentist

Image licensed under Creative Commons by MDPI. Last Updated January 2022. This is a current list of every study we’ve found on the safety and efficacy of hydroxyapatite toothpaste. We created this to be a resource for the functional dentist community, so feel free to bookmark it, share it widely with your patients, and email us if you have a study to add. I must give credit to Jacqueline Carcaramo, RDH who inspired this idea.

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Is Dental Care Safe During Pregnancy?

Broomfield Dentists / MountainAire

Dental care is an important part of overall health, and it’s especially important during pregnancy. Many women are concerned about the safety of dental care during pregnancy, but as long as you take a few precautions, dental care can be safe and beneficial for both you and your baby.

Free Dental Practice Management Webinar for Specialists/Residents

David Schwab & Associates, Inc.

Click to register: [link]. January 22, 2022 11:00 a.m. Eastern. David Schwab, Ph.D. presents: “The Future Isn’t What it Used to Be.”

Three Social Media Strategies to Give Your Dental Practice an Edge in 2022

Oral Health Group

Before the pandemic, it seemed like everyone was on social media. Now, that perception is very close to reality, with experts predicting that 96 percent of Canadians will be on social media by 2026.

How to calm patients with dental anxiety

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Jamie Finch. If a patient is feeling too anxious before a procedure, it can make the dentist’s job much harder. While it’s important that you calm patients with dental anxiety as much as possible, doing so can be easier said than done.

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COVID-19 vaccines may benefit oral health

Dr. Bicuspid

Getting inoculated with a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine may change a person's oral microbiome for the better. The vaccines could have a direct positive effect on oral health conditions, according to a recent study published in BMC Oral Health.

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Lack of NHS dental appointments widens health inequalities

Dental News and Technology

[link] News – 9 May 2022 A new survey of public attitudes to NHS dentistry shows that half of the adults in England find dental charges unfair amid escalating living costs. We have warned decision-makers that NHS dentistry is in desperate need of reform.

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ZIRCONIA DENTAL CROWNS: Advantages and Disadvantages

Dentistry Blog

Clinicians who wish to provide patients with aesthetic dental restorations often choose zirconia crowns. These crowns are selected over conventional PFMs (Porcelain Fused-to-Metal) or full gold crowns due to their superior strength, durability, and excellent aesthetics.

Your Best Business Decision for 2022: Invest in You!

Dental Peers

Here we are starting off a new year. Sadly, it feels like more of the same. The pandemic is still raging as a new variant has taken off. That means all the talk is on boosters, restrictions on public gatherings and shut downs!

Grow Your Practice with Dental Intelligence

Med Rank Interactive

As you go through dental school, your dreams of opening your own dental practice probably don’t include the tiny, yet crucial, details of practice management, marketing, and running a business.

How to Keep Your Content Fresh to Google

Clicc Media

How do I keep my content up to date so that Google sees it? Web content becomes stale with time, making your web content less likely to be discovered. Fortunately, there are simple strategies for keeping your material current so that Google can continue to find you.

[Interview] Local Dental SEO – #1 Most Google Reviewed Practice in the USA

My Social Practice

Child Smiles Family Smiles: #1 Most Google Reviewed Practice in the USA. At the end of 2021 the marketing team at My Social Practice did a study of the practices with the most Google reviews in the largest 100 cities in the USA.

5 Things To Consider Before Selling Your Dental Practice

Best Online Marketing Companies for Dentists

By Kyle Francis, CEO and founder Professional Transition Strategies. To many, the dental practice transition process seems daunting, but it doesn’t need to be.

Communication in dentistry: a philosophical perspective

ASDA Blog

There is evidence that effective communication practices lead to higher quality patient outcomes, such as greater satisfaction, greater understanding and recall, lower costs of care, better compliance with prevention and treatment protocols, and even better treatment outcomes (1, 2, 3, 4).

Are You Ready to be Creative?

Oral Health Group

I was recently asked by a dentist to look into my crystal ball and tell them what I see for the future of dentistry. We know that when one is trying to predict the future, one must be prepared to … The post Are You Ready to be Creative? appeared first on Oral Health Group.

Remember, you’re more than just a dental student!

Dentistry Gone Digital

By: Savanah Craig. When you spend 9+ hours a day at your dental school and are surrounded by people who do the same, it’s easy to let being a dental student consume your whole life. It can feel like your worth comes from your grades when all of your free time is spent studying or practicing drilling.

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What you need to know about bruxism and vitamin D

Dr. Bicuspid

The severity of tooth clenching and grinding that patients experience may be associated with their vitamin D levels, according to a study published February 6 in Clinical and Experimental Dental Research.

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New Delta Dental report finds many are unaware of connection between poor oral health and serious medical conditions (but 9 in 10 want to learn more)

Dental News and Technology

OAK BROOK, Ill. , May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Delta Dental released the 2022 State of America's Oral Health and Wellness Report, a nationwide analysis of consumer opinions and behaviors relating to oral health. Findings from the Delta Dental-commissioned research of U.S.

The NIOSH Addresses Worker Safety in the Dental Setting

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Citing risks posed by aerosol exposure in the dental setting, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is studying ways to improve the safety of oral health professionals.

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